Hed Kandi Takes Control of Ministry of Sound, EUPHORIA, 6 June 2009
Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia, 26 May 2009… Prepare for the ultimate sensory experience as the deliciously stylish sounds of Hed Kandi combine with pure energy for a spectacular one-night only event at Ministry of Sound – EUPHORIA @ Sunway Lagoon Resort on Saturday, 6 June 2009. U.K.’s DJ Carl Hanaghan rocks the dance floor with a torrential stream of funk, electro and house, magnified by the supersonic beats of percussionist Pav.
Taking the world by storm, Carl Hanaghan’s impressive portfolio – which includes Hed Kandi’s resident DJ, CR2 Records’ A&R Manager, Ministry of Sound’s radio station presenter, and record label producer – is a testament of his musical finesse and extraordinary talent. Demonstrating an inimitable versatility that has gained recognition in the dance music industry, Carl has since played alongside D. Ramirez, Seamus Haji, Michael Gray, The Soul Avengerz, Tall Paul, StoneBridge, Paul Emanuel, ATFC, and The Soulseekerz.Carl has performed at some of the most highly acclaimed clubs including Eden in Ibiza, Ministry of Sound London, Paard Van Troje in The Hague, Netherlands, Rai in Moscow, Russia, Tripod in Dublin, Ireland, Media in Nottingham, U.K., The Zap! & Ocean Rooms in the U.K., and under banners for Cream, Gatecrasher, Hed Kandi, MN2S, Garlands, ART Party and Born To Dance. His ability to vary his sets to suit any moment coupled with a sleek musical style, have seen him being branded as a “new breed of Hed Kandi DJs” by A&R Director of Hed Kandi, Phil Faversham.
On the production front, his remixing work for Gay McCall’s ‘I’m Alright’ on Born To Dance Records clinched the number 1 spot on DMC Buzz, and reached number 2 on Music Week Club in 2006. Carl has also remixed for one of U.K.’s top underground soulful house labels, Duffnote, with his take on ‘Take Me To The Disco’ by Heavy DC, receiving rave reviews. Carl continuously freshen up with exclusive re-edits created simply for his own sets.
Energizing the dance floor at Ministry of Sound – EUPHORIA with a cacophony of percussion sounds reverberating from drums, cymbals, cow bells, chime bars and more, Pav’s wild blend of Western and Eastern rhythms are set to charge up the atmosphere. Beginning as a resident percussionist for Manumission and MTV International before being picked by Hed Kandi, Pav is currently one of the most sought after percussionists, performing alongside some of the world’s top DJs such as Armin Van Buurin, Erick Morrillo, Roger Sanchez, Richard F and Howard Donald, amongst others.
Pav’s musical prowess has led to a multitude of invitations to perform across the U.K., Europe and now, Asia. Pav has worked with a number of established artistes in track recordings, including providing percussions for the Hed Kandi label.
Be part of the glamorous Hed Kandi party, featuring DJ Carl Hanaghan and percussionist Pav on 6 June 2009. Admission is at RM50 per person, inclusive of one (1) selected house-pouring drink. For reservations, call +60 3 7495 1786 / +60 3 7495 1789.
Ministry of Sound – EUPHORIA @ Sunway Lagoon Resort, the first Ministry of Sound (MoS) London branded club, showcases the finest dance music entertainment for the 21st century. Drawing on MoS’ reputation as a leading global entertainment, music and lifestyle brand that single-handedly created the clubbing movement as it is known today, EUPHORIA presents dance music enthusiasts access to the Club’s vast forms of music, world class DJs, global tours, events and an international dance club experience that is enhanced by the pinnacle of a custom designed sound system. Incorporating a production based approach with theatrical dynamics, EUPHORIA accommodates up to 1,500 people. The revolutionary dance music club’s twin-scene layout is complemented by two state-of-the-art vibrating dance floors to present two different music genres. Its resident DJs also consist of a stellar line-up.
For more information on Ministry of Sound – EUPHORIA, visit www.euphoria.com.my or call +60 3 7495 1788 or +60 3 7492 8000. Register online to receive regular updates, e-news, sms-es and exclusive passes or invitations to events at EUPHORIA. Membership packages are also available.